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veer - change in direction; swerve
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance